Karen is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art. Her work has toured all over the UK and abroad from village halls to Sydney Opera House.
Recent designs include Lost at Sea (Perth /Morna Young ) First Snow (NTS/Theatre PAP Montreal ) Strange Tales (Gridiron /Traverse) We are All Just Little Creatures (Curious Seed /Lung Ha / Lyra) Lots and Not Lots (Greg Sinclair/NTS /FutureProof) A Game of Death and Chance (National Trust
for Scotland ) Glory on Earth, The Iliad, Caucasian Chalk Circle (Royal Lyceum)
Emma and Gill, Eddie and the Slumber Sisters, The Voice Thief, Lifeboat (Catherine Wheels) Sparkle (Annie Wood / HTY) Lost in Music, Our Fathers (Magnetic North) Teenage Trilogy, Chalk About (Curious Seed) Crumbles Search for Christmas, Flat Stanley (West Yorkshire Playhouse) God of Carnage, This Wide Night (Tron Theatre), Thingammy Bob, The Three Sisters (Lung Ha)
Karen also co-directed Sonata for a Man and a Boy (Greg Sinclair) winner of CATS best Children’s Theatre. She was also won CATS best design and was nominated for the New York Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Design for Hansel and Gretel (Catherine Wheels)